| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
In a garden beside rows of fruit trees and vegetables, grapes ripen on a sun-dappled mountainside. A few yards away, visitors snake their way through Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home. Even those who never have been there recognize the iconic mansion...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The Maryland baseball team's improbable NCAA tournament run ended in disappointment Monday when Virginia jumped to an early lead and never let up in an 11-2 drubbing in the deciding third game of the NCAA super regional.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Whit Mayberry experienced college baseball royalty status in 2011 when he and his Virginia teammates loaded onto a bus to go from their hotel to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., with a police escort leading the way.
Oh, and that team hotel. Mayberry...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:48 AM
The Williamsburg Book Festival is back for its second year and is looking for authors. There's a twist to this year's application process, according to festival organizer Greg Lilly (publisher with Cherokee McGhee Publishing). From the press release:...
| Jun 15, 2014
Many teams would have been doomed. Many coaches would have been stuck. Not Virginia. And not Brian O'Connor.
Yes, O'Connor had used three starting pitchers in the first two games of the Cavaliers' NCAA tournament super regional against Maryland. And...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor hasn't sat his team down to talk about getting over the hump in NCAA regionals. Most of his players have been down this road before, so no reminder is necessary.
Still, the fact remains that when it comes to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Grafton High put three players from its Group 4A state semifinalists on the Virginia High School Coaches Association all-state first team, while Bay Rivers District champ Jamestown put two on the first team and one on the second.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:07 PM
"The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n," John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." It seems the English poet was at least half right.
In a new study, people who were asked to spend a few...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMDSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
InsideMDSports.com had a chance to catch up with 2015 small forward Danjel Purifoy, the four-star...